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1 mo. 9 days, including travel (120 miles) home ; company marched July 10, 1777,
to reinforce Northern army; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Elisha Hunt's (1st) co.,
Hampshire Co. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Samuel Williams; regimental re-
turn dated Warwick, Dec. 30, 1778; I'esidence, Northfield; reported commissioned
May 10, 1776.

Janes, Elijah, Brimfield (also given Old Brimfield). Return of men raised to serve
in the Continental Army from Capt. Nehemiah May's co.. Col. John Bliss's regt. ;
residence, Brimfield ; engaged for town of South Brimfield; joined Capt. Keep's
CO., Col. Shepard's regt.; term, 3 years; also, list of men returned by a com-
mittee for settling disputes between towns in Hampshire Co. as to soldiers cred-
ited to them, attested at Northampton; said Janes claimed by Brimfield and
South Brimfield ; allowed to Brimfield ; also. Private, Capt. Caleb Keep's co.. Col.
William Sheppard's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from May
28, 1777, to March 1, 1778 ; reported promoted to Commissary ; also, same co. and
regt. ; return dated Jan. 31, 1778 ; residence, Old Brimfield ; enlisted for town of
South Brimfield; mustered by State and Continental Muster Masters; a/so, cer-
tificate dated Providence, June 7, 1779, signed by Col. William Shepard, certifying
that said Janes, Commissary of Issues, and Joshua King, Forage Master, both of
Gen. Glover's brigade, had not received any consideration from the State, and, their
pay and rations being equal to that of a Captain, recommending them to the
Council for the moietj^ granted officers of the army; also. Cornet, Col. Sheldon's
regiment of dragoons ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Nov. 16,
1779, to Dec. 31, 1779; a/so, same regt. ; return of officers for clothing, dated Boston,
Feb. 29, 1780; also, Lieutenant, Col. Sheldon's (2d) regt. of light dragoons ; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; re-
ported as having served in Col. Shepard's regt. ; also, return dated Jan. 28, 1781,
of officers and men belonging to Massachusetts in Col. Sheldon's (2d) regt. of
light dragoons, made by Benjamin Tallmadge, Major Commandant; appointed
Nov. 24, 1779.

Janes, Elijah. List of men who marched from Pittsfleld to Williamstown Sept. 13,
1776, under command of Capt. William Francis, by order of the General, and
were dismissed Sept. 21, 1776; service, 8 days.

Janes, Elijah. List of men who marched from Pittsfield to Ticonderoga Oct. 17, 1776,
under command of Capt. William Francis, and were dismissed Nov. 16, 1776;
service, 4 weeks 2 days.

Janes, Elijah. List of men who marched from Pittsfield to New York Sept. 30, 1776,
under command of Lieut. William Barber, and were dismissed Nov. 17, 1776;
service, 7 weeks.

Janes, Elijah. List of mounted men who marched from Pittsfield to Skeensborough
Sept. 6, 1777, under command of Capt. John Strong, and were dismissed Oct. 1,
1777; service, 3 weeks 5 days; also. Corporal, Capt. John Strong's co.. Col. John
Brown's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service Sept. 6, 1777; discharged Oct. 2,
1777; service, 26 days, with Northern army; mileage (100 miles) allowed.

Janes, Elijah. List of men who marched from Pittsfield to Stillwater Sept. 30, 1777,
under command of Capt. William Francis, and were dismissed Oct. 10, 1777; ser-
vice, 1 week 4 days.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 715

Janes, Elijah. Corporal, Capt. Rufus Allen's (Artillery) cc, Col. David Rosetter's
regt. ; entered service Oct. 18, 1780; discharged Oct. 21, 1780; service, 3 days.
Roll dated Pittsfield.

Janes, Elijah, Jr., Brimfield. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. Nehemiah May's cc. Col. Bliss's regt., dated Brimfield, March 29,
1779 ; residence, Brimfield (also given South Brimfield) ; engaged for town of
South Brimfield; joined Capt. Keep's co., Col. Shepherd's regt. ; term, 3 years, to
expire Jan. -, 1780.

Janes, Eliphalet, Brimfield. Private, Capt. James Sherman's co., Col. Pyncheon's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 2 days.

Janes, Elisha. Private, Capt. Jonathan Wailes's (Wales's) co., Col. Ezra May's
regt.; enlisted Sept. 22, 1777; discharged Sept. 30, 1777; service, 14 days, on ex-
pedition to Stillwater and Saratoga, travel (121 miles) included. Roll sworn to
in Hampshire Co.

Janes, Herman. Private, Capt. Joel Stevens's co.. Col. David Rossiter's regt.; en-
listed Oct. 12, 1781 ; discharged Oct. 25, 1781 ; service, 13 days, on an alarm at
Saratoga. Roll dated Pittsfield.

Janes, Isaac. Private, Capt. Joshua Shaw's co.. Col. Elisha Porter's (Hampshire
Co.) regt.; enlisted July 22, 1779; discharged Aug. 27, 1779; service, 1 mo. 9
days, at New London, Conn., including 3^ days (68 miles) travel home; roll
dated Monson ; also, Capt. John Sherman's co.. Col. Gideon Burt's regt. ; enlisted
June 16, 1782 ; service, 4 days ; mileage to and from Springfield (50 miles) allowed
said Janes ; company marched to Springfield and Northampton in support of the
government, and was allowed horse rations; roll sworn to in Hampshire Co.

Janes, Israel, Brimfield. Private, Capt. James Sherman's co.. Col. Pyncheon's regt.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 22 days.

Janes, James. Capt. Balch's (1st) co., Col. T. Crafts's (Artillery) regt. ; return of
men entitled to additional bounty, dated Boston, Jan. 12, 1778.

Janes, James. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from the several
companies in Granville, as returned by Capt. Aaron Coe, Capt. John Hamilton,
and Capt. William Cooley ; engaged for town of Granville; joined Capt. Keep's
CO., Col. Shepherd's regt. ; term, during war; also, Private, Capt. Keep's co.. Col.
William Sheppard's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan.
1, 1779, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Lieut. Col. Ebenezer Sprout's co., Col. William
Shepard's (3d) regt.; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Providence;
enlisted Jan. 1, 1779; enlistment, 3 j-ears; also, descriptive list of deserters made
up from Jan. 1, 1777, to June 1, 1780; Lieut. Colonel's (late Capt. Keep's) co..
Col. William Shepard's (4th) regt. ; age, 30yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion,
dark ; hair, black ; enlistment, 3 years ; deserted Dec. 7, 1779 ; reported left regi-
ment at Peekskill, last heard of at Newport ; also reported a foreigner.

Janes, James. Private, Capt. William Clark's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's regt.;
enlisted Oct. 13, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 18, 1780 ; service, 6 days, on an alarm at
the Northward ; company marched from Windsor to Shaftesbury Oct. 13, 1780,
by order of Gen. Fellows.

Janes, Jonathan, Brimfield. Private, Capt. James Sherman's co.. Col. Pyncheon's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7da}'s; also, Capt.
Joseph Thompson's co.. Col. Timothy Danielson's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug.
1, 1775; enlisted April 29, 1775; service, 3 mos. 10 days; also, company return
dated Roxbury, Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in
money dated Camp at Roxbury, Nov. 7, 1775; also, descriptive list of men raised
in Hampshire Co. for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fish-
kill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778; Capt. Charles's co.. Col. Bliss's regt.;



716 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Janes, Jonathan, continued.

age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion, darli ; residence, Brirafield ; arrived
at Fishkill July 3, 1778; also, list of men returned as received of Jonatlian War-
ner, Commissioner, by Capt. John Santford, of Col. John Malcom's regt. ; en-
gaged for town of Brimfield.

Janes, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Jonathan Wales's co., Col. Dickinson's (Hampshire
Co.) regt. ; marched Aug. 17, 1777 ; service, 4 days, at the Northward ; mileage
out and home (80 miles) allowed; company marched to East Hoosuck on the
alarm of Aug. 17, 1777, thence to Pittsfield, thence guarded Hessian prisoners to
Springfield by order of Brig. Gen. Fellows.

Janes, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Samuel Merriman's co., Col. Phineas Wright's (6th
Hampshire Co.) regt. ; enlisted Sept. 22, 1777; discharged Oct. 18, 1777; service,
1 mo. 3 days, in Northern department, including 7 days (140 miles) travel home.
Roll dated Northfield.

Janes, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Daniel Winchester's co., Col. Ruggles Woodbridge's
regt. ; enlisted Aug. 17, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 21 days,
in Northern department, including 8 days (152 miles) travel home.

Janes, Jonathan. Sergeant, Capt. John Sherman's co.. Col. Gideon Burt's regt. ; en-
tered service June 16, 1782; service, 6 days; mileage to and from Northampton
(90 miles) allowed said Janes ; company marched to Springfield and Northamp-
ton in support of the government, and was allowed horse rations.

Janes, Noah. Corporal, Capt. Jonathan Wales's co., in a regiment commanded by
Lieut. Col. Samuel Williams ; engaged Dec. 20, 1776 ; discharged March 23, 1777 ;
service, 3 mos. 13 days, including 7 days (140 miles) travel home; roll dated
Morristown ; also. Private, Capt. Jonathan Wales's co., Col. Dickinson's (Hamp-
shire Co.) regt.; marched Aug. 17, 1777; service, 8 days, at the Northward;
mileage out and home (156 miles) allowed; company marched to East Hoosuck
on the alarm of Aug. 17, 1777, thence to Pittsfield, thence guarded Hessian pris-
oners to Springfield by order of Brig. Gen. Fellows; also. Corporal, Capt. Jona-
than Wailes's (Wales's) co.. Col. Ezra May's regt.; engaged Sept. 22, 1777;
discharged Oct. 15, 1777 ; service, 28 days, on expedition to Stillwater and Sara-
toga, travel (121 miles) included; roll sworn to in Hampshire Co.

Janes, Obadiah. Private, Capt. Elihu Lyman's co.. Col. Elisha Porter's (Hampshire
Co.) regt.; enlisted July 25, 1779; discharged Aug. 31, 1779; service, 1 mo. 13
days, at New London, Conn., including 6 days (117 miles) travel home.

Janes, Samuel, Northampton. Private, Capt. Oliver Lyman's co., Col. Ezra May's
regt.; enlisted Sept. 20, 1777; discharged Oct. 14, 1777; service, 30 days, on ex-
pedition to Stillwater and Saratoga, including travel (111 miles) home; also. Ser-
geant, Capt. Joshua L. Woodbridge's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.; engaged
June 25, 1779 ; discharged Dec. 25, 1779 ; service, 6 mos. 7 days, at Rhode Island ;
roll sworn to at Newport ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1779, sworn
to at Newport, allowing 1 mo. 6 days service at Rhode Island, including travel
(120 miles) home.

Janes, Samuel, Jr., Northampton. Petition dated Northampton, Dec. 28, 1776, signed
by said Janes, asking for remuneration for a gun lost while on march from Fort
George to Lake George Landing during his service at Ticonderoga from some
time in July, 1776, to Dec. 1, 1776, in Capt. Joseph Lyman's co.. Col. Ruggles
Woodbridge's regt.

Janes, Solomon, Brirafield. Private, Capt. James Sherman's co.. Col. Pyncheon's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days; also, Cor-
poral, Capt. Joseph Thompson's co.. Col. Timothy Danielson's regt. ; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 29, 1775; service, 3 mos. 10 days; also. Ser-
geant, same co. and regt.; company return dated Roxbury, Oct. 6, 1775; also,



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 717

Janes, Solomon, contimied.

order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Roxbury, Nov.
7, 1775; also, Sergeant, Capt. Reuben Munn's co., (late) Col. David Leonard's
regt. ; entered service March 1, 1777; discharged April 11, 1777 ; service, 42 days;
mileage to and from camp (400 miles) allowed ; company detached to reinforce
army at Ticonderoga.

Janes, Thomas, Brimfield. Private, Capt. Nathan Rowle's co., Col. John Jacobs's
regt.; enlisted July 1, 1778; service, 6 mos. 4 days, at Rhode Island, including
travel (80 miles) home; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Janes, Thomas. Private, Capt. Joshua Shaw's co.. Col. Elisha Porter's (Hampshire
Co.) regt.; enlisted July 22, 1779; discharged Aug. 27, 1779; service, 1 mo. 9
days, at New London, Conn., including 3| days (68 miles) travel home; roll
dated Monson.

Janes, Thomas. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for
the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780; age, 17 yrs. ; stature,
5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, ruddy; engaged for town of Sturbridge; arrived at
Springfield July 5, 1780 ; marched to camp July 5, 1780, under command of Capt.
Frothingham, of the artillery.

Janes, Thomas. Receipt dated Brimfield, April 20, 1782, for bounties paid said Janes
and others by the town of Brimfield to serve in the Continental Army for the
term of 3 years. [See Thomas James and Thomas Jones.]

Janes, AVilliam, Brimfield. Private, Capt. Reuben Muiin's co.. Col. Nicholas Dike's
regt. ; pay abstract for mileage, dated Roxbury, Sept. 17, 1776 ; also, same co.
and regt.; pay abstract for mileage, etc., dated Boston, Nov. 26, 1776; mileage
(75 miles) allowed said Janes; also, Capt. Reuben Munn's co., (late) Col. David
Leonard's regt.; enlisted March 1, 1777; discharged April 11, 1777; service, 42
days ; mileage to and from camp (400 miles) allowed ; company detached to rein-
force army at Ticonderoga; also, Capt. Reuben Munn's co.. Col. Elisha Porter's
regt.; enlisted Sept. 26, 1777; discharged Oct. 18, 1777; service, 30 days, in
Northern department, including travel (140 miles) home; company detached to
join army under Gen. Gates for 30 days service; roll dated Monson; also. Cor-
poral, Capt. John Sherman's co.. Col. Gideon Burt's regt.; entered service June
16, 1782 ; service, 4 days ; mileage to and from Springfield (50 miles) allowed said
Janes ; company marched to Springfield and Northampton in support of the gov-
ernment, and was allowed horse rations.

Janin, Jean Bab. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suf-
folk Co., dated Boston, May 11, 1777 ; Col. Crane's regt. [See John Jancan.]

Janison, Joshua. Private, Capt. Jonathan Fisk's (Weston) co., Col. Brooks's regt. ;
service, 5 days ; company called out March 4, 1776, and stationed at Dorchester
Heights.

Jankins, Joseph. Private, Capt. Sylvanus Smith's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th)
regt. ; muster roll for May, 1781, dated West Point ; enlisted April 9, 1781 ; enlist-
ment, 3 years; also, muster roll for June, 1781, dated Camp near Dobbs's Ferry;
reported on command at West Point.

Jankins, Thomas. Private, Capt. John Blunt's co., Col. Prime's regt. ; service between
March 6, 1780, and Sept. 6, 1780, 2 mos. 26 days, under Brig. Gen. Wadsworth;
company raised for defence of eastern Massachusetts.

Jankins, Zac. List of prisoners brought in the first cartel from Rhode Island, as re-
turned by John Ayres, dated Providence, Jan. 18, 1777.

Janne, Timothy. Capt. Smith's co., 13th Mass. regt.; entered service July 23, 1779;
discharged April 23, 1780 ; term, 9 months.



718 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jannens, Stephen, Norton. Private, Capt. Seth Gilbert's (2d Norton) co., Col. John
Daggett's regt., which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; said
Jannens marched April 19, 1775; service, 12 days.

Janners, David, Concord. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army [year
not given] ; residence, Concord ; engaged for town of Concord.

Jannings, John. Private, Capt. Lake Hitchcock's co., Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt. ;
muster roll for May, 1781, dated West Point; also, muster roll for June, 1781,
dated Camp Phillipsborough ; reported on command at Verplanck's Point; also,
muster rolls for July-Sept., 1781; reported on command with boats under Maj.
Darby in July, 1781, on command with Gen. Howe's barge in Sept., 1781 ; also,
muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated York Hutts.

Jansen, . [This name also appears under the form of Janson.]

Jansen, Cornelius. Captain, Col. Goose Van Schaick's (1st New York) regt. ; mus-
ter roll of field, staff, and commissioned officers, for Jan.-March, 1781 ; appointed
Nov. 21, 1776; reported on command at Fort Edward ; also, same regt. ; returns
of effectives, dated West Point, March 22, and March 29, 1781 ; reported on com-
mand at Fort Edward ; also, same regt. ; I'eturns of effectives between April 28,
1781, and June 1, 1781, dated West Point; reported on command at Saratoga.

Janson, Cornelius. Captain, Col. Goose Van Schaick's (1st New York) regt. ; mus-
ter roll for April, 1781, dated West Point; appointed Nov. 21, 1776; reported on
command at Fort Edward.

Janson, Joseph. Return of men enlisted in Capt. Daniel Pillsbury's co., Col. Edward
Wigglesworth's regt. [year not given] ; enlisted for town of Newburyport ; mus-
tered by County Muster Master ; reported an old country man.

Jaobs, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Putnam's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.;
enlisted July 10, 1779; service to Dec. 1, 1779, 4 mos. 21 days, at Rhode Island.

Japes, . [This name also appears under the form of Japs.]

Japes, William, Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Thomas Kempton's co.. Col. Timothy
Danielson's regt.; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, list of men who
marched fro'm Dartmouth to camp under command of Capt. Benjamin Dillingham
and arrived there Feb. 15, 1776.

Japs, William. Capt. Thomas Kempton's co.. Col. Timothy Danielson's regt.; order
for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Roxbury, Oct. 30, 1775.

Jaquath, Abraham. Private, Capt. John Moore's co., Col. Jonathan Reed's regt. of
guards ; joined April 2, 1778 ; service to July 3, 1778, 3 mos. 2 days, at Cambridge,
guarding troops of convention; reported enlisted April 1, 1778; enlistment,
3 months from April 2, 1778.

Jaques, Daniel, Dracut. Private, Capt. John Minot's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt. ; arrived at place of destination May 10, 1777 ; discharged July 9, 1777 ; ser-
vice, 2 mos. 9 days, at Rhode Island, including travel 8 days (156 miles) to and
from place of destination. Roll dated Warwick Neck.

Jaques, Daniel. Private, Capt. Solomon Pollard's co.. Col. Samuel Denny's regt. ;
enlisted Oct. 23, 1779; discharged Dec. 4, 1779; service, 1 mo. 12 days, including
travel (200 miles) home ; company detached to march to Claverack and join Con-
tinental Army for 3 months. Roll dated Billerica.

Jaques, Daniel. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for
the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of
Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Col. Timothy Bigelow, at Springfield, Oct. 20, 1780;
age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 6 ft.; complexion, light ; engaged for town of Middleton;
arrived at Springfield Oct. 22, 1780 ; marched to camp Oct. 26, 1780, under com-
mand of Lieut. Cary.



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 719



Jaques, John. Capt. John Harnden's co., Col. Ebenezer Bridge's regt. ; order for
advance pay, signed by said Jaques and others, dated Camp at Cambridge, June
6, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Dec. 28, 1775.

Jaques, John. List of men hired to do turns of service; said Jaques hired by Asa
Buck, probably of Wilmington, who was drafted Sept. 17, 1776.

Jaques, John. List of men agreed upon by Selectmen, Committee of Safety, and
Commissioned Officers, Aug. 15, 1777, to be enlisted or drafted to reinforce
Northern army.

Jaques, Joseph. Private, Capt. Caleb Kimball's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards; service from Feb. 3, 1778, to April 3, 1778, 2 mos. 2 days, at Winter
Hill; also, copy of a company receipt, given to Capt. Caleb Kimball, for wages
for 4 mos. 20 days service in his company at Winter Hill [year not given, prob-
ably 1778].

Jaques, Moses, Newbury. List of men drafted from Essex Co. militia to march to
Horse Neck under command of Col. Cogswell [year not given] , but who failed to
join regiment; drafted from town of Newbury ; drafted into Capt. Ilsly's co.

Jaques, Moses. Private, Capt. Jonathan Poor's co. ; copy of a company return [year
not given] ; copy of a receipt dated Newbury, March 18, 1777, signed by said
Jaques and others belonging to said company, for wages for 6 weeks service,
appears on reverse of return.

Jaques, Moses. Sergeant, Capt. John Noyes's co.. Col. Samuel Johnson's regt.;
entered service Aug. 14, 1777; discharged Nov. 30, 1777; service, 3 mos. 28 days,
in Northern department, including 12 days (240 miles) travel home.

Jaques, Nathan. Private, Capt. Thomas Mighill's co., Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt.;
enlisted July 5, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 raos, 18 days, including
12 days (240 miles) travel home; company raised in Newbury, Rowley, and
Ipswich; regiment raised in Essex Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3
months; also, Sergeant, Capt. John Pearson's co., Lieut. Col. Putnam's regt.;
engaged Sept. 7, 1781; discharged Dec. 8, 1781; service, 3 mos. 13 days, includ-
ing 12 days (240 miles) travel home; regiment raised in Essex and Plymouth
counties to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Jaques, Nehemiah. Capt. Coburn's co., Col. Bridge's regt. ; receipt for advance pay,
signed by said Jaques and others, dated Camp at Cambridge, June 22, 1775;
also, company receipts given to Capt. Peter Coburn, for wages for Sept. and Oct.,
1775, dated Cambridge.

Jaques, Parker, Newburyport. Corporal, Lieut. John Brickett's troop of horse,
which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, from
Newbury to headquarters at Cambridge; service, 4 days; also, Capt. Stephen
Kent's CO. ; enlisted July 13, 1775 ; discharged Dec. 9, 1775 ; service, 5 mos. 7 days ;
company raised for defence of seacoast in Essex Co. and stationed at Newbury ;
also, 1st Corporal; order dated Gloucester, Dec. 4, 1775, signed by said Jaques
and others belonging to Capt. Stephen Kent's co. raised for defence of seacoast in
Essex Co., for wages due to Nov. 1, 1775, payable to Lieut. Dudley Coleman ; also,
order for wages, payable to Capt. Kent, signed by said Jaques and others, raised
for defence of seacoast and stationed at Newbury; Capt. Kent's order for said
wages, payable to Col. Joseph Gerrish, dated Watertown, Dec. 15, 1775; also.
Private, Capt. Jonathan Poor's co. ; copy of a company return [year not given] ;
copy of a receipt dated Newbury, March 18, 1777, signed by said Jaques and
others of said company, for wages for 6 weeks service, appears on reverse of return.

Jaques, Sasiuel, Newbury. Private, Capt. William Rogers's (8th) co., Lieut. Col.
Loammi Baldwin's 37th (also given 3Sth) regt. ; pay abstract for Aug., 1775, dated
Chelsea; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty coat
or its equivalent in money dated Chelsea, Dec. 28, 1775.



720 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jaques, Samuel, Newbury. Private, Capt. Silas Adams's co.. Col. Titcomb's regt.;

service, 2 mos.; 10 days (200 miles) travel also allowed to and from place of

rendezvous ; roll dated June 29, 1777, and endorsed ¬Ђ' for 2 Months service at

R. Island."
Jaques, Samuel, Wilmington. Private, Capt. Timothy Walker's co. of militia. Col.

Green's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 6^ days.

Jaques, Samuel. Private, Capt. John Noyes's co.. Col. Samuel Johnson's regt. ; en-
listed Aug. 14, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 30, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 28 days, with
Northern army, including 12 days (240 miles) travel home.

Jaquest, Abraham. Private, Capt. Joseph Bradley Varnum's co.. Col. Mclntush's
(Mcintosh's) regt.. Gen. Level's brigade ; enlisted Aug. 28, 1778 ; discharged Sept.
11, 1778; service, 19 days, on expedition to Rhode Island, including 5 days (100
miles) travel home. Roll dated Dracut.

Jaquest, Daniel. Private, Capt. Joseph Bradley Varnum's (Dracut) co. of volun-
teers, Col. Jonathan Reed's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 29, 1777 ; marched from home
Oct. 1, 1777; discharged Nov. 7, 1777; service, 42 days; company marched to
reinforce Northern army.

Jaqueth, Ebenezer. Capt. Solomon Pollard's (Billerica) co. ; list of men in camp at
Cambridge May 1, 1775.

Jaqueth, Joseph. Private, Capt. Solomon Pollard's co. of militia, Col. Green's regt.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 3 days.

Jaqueth, Timothy, Billerica. Receipt dated Boston, May 13, 1782, for bounty paid
said Jaqueth by Lieut. Jacob Richardson, Chairman of Class No. 2 of the town
of Billerica, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years ; also, Pri-
vate, Capt. Simon Jackson's (8th) co.. Col. John Greaton's (3d) regt.; muster
rolls for June-Oct., 1782; also, Capt. William Watson's (6th) co., 3d Mass. regt.
commanded by Lieut. Col. Millen; muster rolls for March and April, 1783; bal-
ance of terra of enlistment unexpired, 23 mos. 13 days; also, descriptive list of
men in Continental service; Capt. AVatson's CO., 3d Mass. regt.; age, 18 yrs. ;



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